Techniques for Automatically Transcribing Unknown Keywords for Open Keyword Set Hmm-based Word-spotting

@inproceedings{Knill1995TechniquesFA,
  title={Techniques for Automatically Transcribing Unknown Keywords for Open Keyword Set Hmm-based Word-spotting},
  author={Kate Knill},
  year={1995}
}
Many word-spotting applications require an open keyword vocabulary, allowing the user to search for any term in an audio document database. In conjunction with this, an automatic method of determining the acoustic representation of an arbitrary keyword is needed. For a HMMbased system, where the keyword is represented by a concatenated string of phones, the keyword phone string (KPS), the phonetic transcription must be estimated. This report describes automatic transcription methods for… CONTINUE READING